The World Of Ancient BeastsThe prequel to The World Of series that is set during the Paleozoic era and early to middle Triassic period in a time where ancient and bizarre beasts dominated the earth before the existence of more modern animal groups like mammals and dinosaurs rose to power
Humble Origins(Episode 1)
British Columbia, 508 million years ago
Ottoia prolifica,Sidneyia inexpectans,Tegopelte gigas,
Olenoides serratus,Ptychagnostus praecurrens,
Scorpion Ocean(Episode 2)
Great Britain, 412 million years ago
Errors Rundown : Prehistoric ParkPrehistoric Park was one of my favorite paleodocumentaries as a kid and I remember watching it a lot growing up. But with the ever-evolving view of various prehistoric animals, how well does this show hold up in the accuracy department?
Unfortunately, not well.......
A general problem with the theropods overall: broken wrists. All the theropods (especially the maniraptoforms) have the old school, Jurassic Park-style zombie-like arm posture with downward-facing palms. In reality, theropod palms should be facing one another, like they are about to clap.
Considering that its predecessor, Walking with Dinosaurs (which aired 7 years prior) got that little bit of trivia right, this is pretty egregious.
Episode 1: T-Rex Returns
Scaly Ornithomimus: We`ve had evidence for feathers on Ornithomimus as far back as 1995, for a 2006 documentary to still have scaly, broken-wristed ornithomimosaurs is pretty embarrassing. Note how When Dinosaurs Ro